I have been experiencing some technical difficulties, frustrations, insanity this past week. Make Bracelets was down, then it was up…
then it was down again…
It felt a little like this…
What is Going On?
I have been attempting to transfer my blog from WordPress.com hosting to another host like GoDaddy or Host Gator. If I had known what a project it was going to be, I would have planned better and found some anti-anxiety medication to take. I found out I am not really qualified to do the kind of transfer I need to do – that’s doesn’t usually keep me from doing something.
I have to switch to a new web host because there are things I want to do in WordPress that I can’t do with WordPress.com. I want to upgrade my theme, I need to incorporate a store, more tutorials, etc. I can’t do it with WordPress.com hosting.
** Big Technical WordPress Tip** If you want to start a WordPress blog, make sure it is Self Hosted. In other words, don’t host through WordPress! If you have questions and care about this topic – you can email me becuase I will be an expert at this very shortly.
I started to tackle backing up .SQl files, FTPing files over, pointing domains to different servers and then back again. I even tried to hire someone to help me who transfers blogs on a regular basis. But they were not good at transferring my blog from WordPress.com… Sigh.
So I am back to square one – other than I have learned quite a bit and I think I may have another solution now.
Make Bracelets is now a
There may be more days with no website.
But I am trying to
Wish me Luck!